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Anker 5-Port Desktop Charger

Anker's 5-Port USB Desktop Charger ensures that you never run out of charging ports for your gadgets, and it's being offered for only $21.99 with coupon code: XQJ5TC3R, originally $29.99. Plus, it comes with 3-foot Lightning cable at no additional charge. The PowerIQ amp-adjustment technology intelligently identifies your device to deliver its fastest possible charge, whether it be a smartphone, tablet or even a camera. Built with industry grade materials and premium circuitry, this product meets the rigorous safety standards of Underwriters Laboratories. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: XQJ5TC3R during final checkout for the additional discount.

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USB Powered Rifle

This USB-powered mini BB sniper rifle, called "Axniper", may not be practical, but one thing's for sure, it's great for blowing off steam at the office. It's powered by any standard USB outlet, and works in conjunction with the included software to let you fire plastic BBs at any objects you desire. The small camera nested atop the barrel of the gun is used to display your target on-screen for perfect shots each time. Continue reading for a video and more pictures.

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InfiniteUSB

The problem with most computers today is that there just aren't enough USB ports, that is unless...you have InfiniteUSB. Wit this accessory, whenever one of the cables are plugged in, a new USB port will be created, which means you can connect multiple devices without needing a separate hub. Continue reading for a video and the Kickstarter page.

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Intocircuit Power Bank

Photo credit: Tested

Intocircuit's 11,200mAh Power Castle boasts an aluminum alloy brushed shell and holds enough power to charge many of your mobile devices several times over, including the iPhone 6, Galaxy S6 and more, all for just $22.99, today only. The Wirecutter, a prominent review site, named this gadget as "The Best USB Battery Pack for Travel", after evaluating nearly 30 USB battery packs. Product page. Continue reading for a review video and more information.

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Human Thumb USB

Photographer Justin Poulsen is a conceptual photographer from Toronto, Canada, who wanted his portfolio to really stick out, as he specializes in building physical props for his surreal photos. So, he created literal thumb drives that look like severed human thumbs. He says his goal was "allowing potential clients to experience both the tactile and visual quality of my craft." Continue reading for a video, more pictures and information.

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Volmate Car Charger

Volmate's 6.6A / 33W Portable 3-Port USB Car Charger is currently being offered for just $10.98 with coupon code: V66A8OFF, today only, originally priced at $59.98. This charger can power a tablet, smartphone, and any other USB powered device, simultaneously. No similar devices on the market can offer this much charging power. Product page. - make sure you enter coupon code: V66A8OFF at checkout for the additional $8 discount. Continue reading for more images and information.

Notable features:
  • Each USB Port has its own microchip that detects the device plugged into through USB PIN signals, which gives output at full power and full charging speed (Total 6.6A output).

  • Use your existing USB charging cables to charge most USB powered devices; Easy-to-see LED confirms whether USB charger is properly connected.

  • Charge your devices simultaneously 33W / 6.6A (Shared by three ports: 2.4A, 2.1A, 2.1A). Please note that ports are specially designed for the recommended device but it can also charge many other devices at the full speed.

  • Sophisticated circuit design with over-heated, over-current, over-charging protection. Charging will be automatically stop when battery is full.

  • Smart charge at maximum speed limited by devices or USB ports, automatically stops when the device battery is full. A Soft Internal LED power indicator is lit to show that car charger is ready for use or is charging.


[via Amazon]

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Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player

Google's Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player is currently being offered for just $28 shipped, today only, originally priced at $35. With Chromecast, you can easily enjoy your favorite online content on your HDTV - movies, TV shows, videos, music, photos, websites, and more from HBO GO, Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Pandora, Watch ESPN, Crunchyroll, MLS, Crackle, Rdio, MLB.TV, Google Play Movies & TV, Google Play Music, and Chrome. Product page. Continue reading for an in-depth video overview and more information.

Notable features:
  • Stream online video, music, photos and more to your TV using your smartphone, tablet, or laptop.

  • Supports a growing number of apps including Netflix, YouTube, HBO Go, Hulu Plus, Pandora, ESPN, MLB.TV, Google Play Movies and Music, Plex, MLS, crackle, Vevo, Rdio. Allows to cast a Chrome browser tab.

  • Box includes Chromecast, HDMI extender, USB power cable, and power adapter. No remote needed.

  • Easy setup: Plug into any HDTV and connect to your home WiFi network.

  • Works with Android phones and tablets, iPhone, iPad, Mac, Windows, and Chromebooks.


[via Amazon]

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Photive USB Charger

Photive's 25 Watt 5-port USB desktop charger is currently being offered for only $11.95 with coupon code: 8OFF25WA, today only, originally priced at $49.95. You can charge more than just your smartphone or table with this handy, multi-port adapter. It will also power up your e-reader, Bluetooth headphones, portable speakers and nearly any other device that charges with a USB cord. Product page. - be sure to enter coupon code: 8OFF25WA for the additional discount at checkout. Continue reading for more images that provide a 360-degree view of the device and additional information.

Notable features:
  • Charge up to 5 devices at the same time- 5 ports designed to charge iPad (2 x 2.1A), iPhone (1A), Samsung Tab (1.3A), and Android devices (1A).

  • Overcharge protection Charges safely, without risk of overheating or damaging devices.

  • Perfect for International Travel - AC 110-220V input voltage.

  • Rapid Charger- Charge your power hungry devices at full speed with 25 watts and 5A total output.

  • Charge almost any USB device- You can charge more than just your smartphone or table with this handy, multi-port adapter. It will also power up your e-reader, Bluetooth headphones, portable speakers and nearly any other device that charges with a USB cord.


[via Amazon]

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Blue Point Power Bank

SCUD's Blue Point 7800mAh Power Bank is currently being offered for only $32.99 with coupon code: UJEZXUJB, today only, originally priced at $129.99. The 7800mah capacity ensures you'll be able to charge your iPhone 4s/5/5s from 0% to 100% 3.5-times; 2 times for Samsung Galaxy S5, and the iPhone 5s or 6 within 1.5-hours. Product page. - make sure you enter coupon code: UJEZXUJB during checkout for the additional $10 discount. Continue reading for more images and information.

Notable features:
  1. Innovative Integrated Design.

  2. Wonderful Charging Solutions.

  3. TI Design Circuit Board inside.

  4. All-round Security Protection.

  5. Hi-Fi Voice communication.


[via Amazon]

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Portable Power Banks

We have come across our fair share of portable power banks over the years, and most of them are just not made for portability. They are either too bulky or just not slim enough to fit comfortably in a pocket or small bag. Innovative Technology have three models for anyone who needs power on the go, ranging from a slim credit card-sized device to a larger model with built-in connectors so you never have to bring cables along. Continue reading for our review.

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